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BSI Online
BSI British Standards is the National Standards Body of the UK responsible for the development and publication of technical standards and standardisation of products and services. BSI online provides access to the full-text of over 20,000 BSI publications including standards, specifications, interpretive guides and codes of practice.
Subject Areas : British Standards relating to all industry sectors.
MultiSearch Searchable: Yes
Access : By UHI username and password.

Construction Information Service (CIS)
Technical resources and information service for the Construction Industry. Part of the IHS Technical Indexes resource. Resources include : full-text access to industry journals and to a number of industry specific handbooks, regulations and codes; access to the Steel Construction databases and to the Concrete Advisory Services.
Subject Areas : Construction related subjects.
Date Coverage : Current.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.

Economic and Social Data Service
National data service providing access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes. Content includes: the UK Labour Force Survey, UK General Household Survey, British Household Panel Survey, World Bank Data, etc.
Subject Areas : Economics; Social Sciences.
Date Coverage : Various.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password. One off registration required for searching.

Ethos
The British Library's electronic theses online service, with over 25,000 PhD theses and dissertations from UK Universities available for downloading. Contains details and abstracts of over 250,000 theses with facility to download or request full-text copies for individual use.
Subject Areas : All academic research areas.
Access :
Direct Access for searching. Self registration account required to download theses.

Hansard 1803-2005
The official reports of the proceedings and debates of the Houses of Commons and Lords.
Date Coverage : 1803-2005.
Subject Areas : Politics.
Access : Direct Access.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
Comprehensive collection of parliamentary papers, bills and journals from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.
Subject Areas : Political History.
Date Coverage :
Currently complete from 1801-2006. Records and papers from recent sessions of Parliament will continue to be added on a regular basis.
MultiSearch Searchable: Yes
Access : By UHI username and password.

Index to Theses
A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher research degrees by universities in Great Britain and Ireland. Contains over 500,000 theses many of which have links out to the full text and more than 300,000 have abstracts.
Subject Areas : All academic research subject areas.
Date Coverage :
from 1716.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI user name and password.

IHS (formerly Technical Indexes)
Provides the following resource collections: Construction Information Service; Engineer-it Enhanced; Occupational Health and Safety Information Service; Specify-it Enhanced. See under each collection for description and content details.
Subject Areas : Construction; Engineering; Health & Safety.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.


Occupational Health and Safety Information Service(OHSIS) & OHSIS Document Alert
Key health & safety documentation relevant to the workplace covering all Health and Safety issues, safety training, first-aid, electrical safety, manual handling and dangerous substances. Contains full-text documents and other resources including approved codes of practice, case law and selection of guides and presentations.
Subject Areas : Health & Safety.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : By UHI username and password.

OPSI
Government website which gives the text of UK legislation from 1988 onwards along with post-devolution Scottish legislation.
Subject Areas : Law; Politics.
Access : Direct Access.

Sport Development
Providing academic resources for sports development, sport management, sport education and sport coaching students, researchers and practitioners.
Subject Areas : Sports development, sports studies and coaching and sports policy
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access : UHI e-mail address

Standard Building Contracts
Information about contracts for the building trade. only available to students on the following courses: HND Quantity Surveying, HNC Quantity Surveying and HNC Construction Management.  For the user name and password to access this site please contact the appropriate lecturers or the Inverness College UHI librarian.
MultiSearch Searchable: No
Access: Only available to students on the following courses: HND Quantity Surveying, HNC Quantity Surveying and HNC Construction Management.  For the user name and password to access this site please contact the appropriate lecturers or the Inverness College UHI librarian.

World Market Intelligence
Business and Market Intelligenc reports about companies and countries from across the world.
Subject Areas: Business, Marketing
MultiSearch Searchable:No
Access: By UHI user name and password.